Altines Archive

  • It’s no secret that Grizzry Panda is my current favorite garage kit circle, and for a while now I’ve been wondering when he will eventually get picked up by a PVC manufacturer. It’s inevitable once a sculptor gets popular enough, unless they have something against PVC: we’ve seen it happen with Grimrock and Kiking, and I honestly feel like Grizzry is right up there with them when it comes to talent. It’s finally happened, but I’m surprised by both the figures and the manufacturer! Given by how many Mikus he’s done and his Goddess Madoka I thought for sure it would be Good Smile Company who snatched him up, but oddly enough it’s ques Q. Well maybe not that odd, since they do love producing PVC versions of kits! And I’m also surprised that Altines and Altlene are the figures getting made! We have release dates for both: Altines will come out in January, and Altlene shortly after in February. Let’s just hope they don’t break the bank… and that we see more of Grizzry’s sculpts in the PVC world! [via Sranngurenn’s Twitter]

    Grizzry Panda’s Busou Shinki Sculpts Get A PVC Release

    It’s no secret that Grizzry Panda is my current favorite garage kit circle, and for a while now I’ve been wondering when he will eventually get picked up by a PVC manufacturer. It’s inevitable once a sculptor gets popular enough, unless they have something against PVC: we’ve seen it happen with Grimrock and Kiking, and I honestly feel like Grizzry is right up there with them when it comes to talent. It’s finally happened, but I’m surprised by both the figures and the manufacturer! Given by how many Mikus he’s done and his Goddess Madoka I thought for sure it would be Good Smile Company who snatched him up, but oddly enough it’s ques Q. Well maybe not that odd, since they do love producing PVC versions of kits! And I’m also surprised that Altines and Altlene are the figures getting made! We have release dates for both: Altines will come out in January, and Altlene shortly after in February. Let’s just hope they don’t break the bank… and that we see more of Grizzry’s sculpts in the PVC world! [via Sranngurenn’s Twitter]

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  • I am totally in love with Grizzry Panda right now–I bet you never would have guessed, given at how closely I guard this secret. My sculptor crush only had a few figures at Treasure Festa, but as always they were built to impress and surely drew quite a crowd. The teased Akane from Vividred Operation was there, being everything the GSC version is not: mainly, totally awesome and wonderful and sigh why has no one signed Grizzry yet?! He also had his Altines, finally painted after all these months! She had a companion figure, the wow-worthy Altlene who I would like a PVC version of right now than you very much. From Alter preferably. Seriously, I’m sure at this point he’s been scoped out like Kiking and countless other sculptors before him–maybe no company has offered up enough money yet? Or perhaps Grizzry just really loves the gk scene? [via Akiba Photography]

    Treasure Festa In Ariake 9: Grizzry Panda

    I am totally in love with Grizzry Panda right now–I bet you never would have guessed, given at how closely I guard this secret. My sculptor crush only had a few figures at Treasure Festa, but as always they were built to impress and surely drew quite a crowd. The teased Akane from Vividred Operation was there, being everything the GSC version is not: mainly, totally awesome and wonderful and sigh why has no one signed Grizzry yet?! He also had his Altines, finally painted after all these months! She had a companion figure, the wow-worthy Altlene who I would like a PVC version of right now than you very much. From Alter preferably. Seriously, I’m sure at this point he’s been scoped out like Kiking and countless other sculptors before him–maybe no company has offered up enough money yet? Or perhaps Grizzry just really loves the gk scene? [via Akiba Photography]

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  • The first month of the new year means the first magazine scans of the new year! You’d think they would be a bit lackluster because companies are gearing up for their Wonder Festival reveals–but you’d be mistaken! There are many lovely ladies here as usual, including a rather stellar batch from Kotobukiya and a extra scary Cattleya, along with some nasty exclusive surprises. Check them out after the jump! [UPDATE] Updated with a few stragglers.

    Magazine Scans: January 2013

    The first month of the new year means the first magazine scans of the new year! You’d think they would be a bit lackluster because companies are gearing up for their Wonder Festival reveals–but you’d be mistaken! There are many lovely ladies here as usual, including a rather stellar batch from Kotobukiya and a extra scary Cattleya, along with some nasty exclusive surprises. Check them out after the jump! [UPDATE] Updated with a few stragglers.

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  • Busou Shinki is pretty damn popular… when it comes to action figures. As soon as you look at scaled figures, though, there’s nothing. Which is weird, right? Well, we finally have one! It’s not a production figure but a garage kit from my favorite maker Grizzry Panda of Altines. And holy cow is she gorgeous! Oh Grizzry, why do you make so many beautiful things. Goddess Madoka, Tell Your World Miku, now this. Sigh. Someone pick him up as a sculptor for a PVC company! Altines doesn’t have a release schedule yet, but I highly suspect that she will pop up at Winter Wonder Festival. [via Toyz80’s Twitter]

    Busou Shinki Finally Gets A Scaled Figure (Sort Of)

    Busou Shinki is pretty damn popular… when it comes to action figures. As soon as you look at scaled figures, though, there’s nothing. Which is weird, right? Well, we finally have one! It’s not a production figure but a garage kit from my favorite maker Grizzry Panda of Altines. And holy cow is she gorgeous! Oh Grizzry, why do you make so many beautiful things. Goddess Madoka, Tell Your World Miku, now this. Sigh. Someone pick him up as a sculptor for a PVC company! Altines doesn’t have a release schedule yet, but I highly suspect that she will pop up at Winter Wonder Festival. [via Toyz80’s Twitter]

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